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Macbeth

  • 1 -2 April
Macbeth

Event Information

Wednesday: 1pm & 7:30pm
Thursday: 10am & 1pm

Showing from Wed 1 — Thu 2 Apr

Vibrant language and physical theatre chart the devastating effect that one act of evil can have on an otherwise honourable and loyal man – we see how the ripples of that act spread to destroy both Macbeth himself and all those for whom he cared. As their actions are challenged by a third character who also brings the wider world of the play to life, Macbeth and his wife are seen to become ever more prey to the devastating horrors they have unleashed as they move inevitably towards their doom.

“Very animated and lively with lots of enthusiasm and good audience participation. It was amazing!”

– Year 11 student, John Hampden Grammar School

“The modern twist appealed to the teenage audience and the great use of the text mixed with modern language made it accessible to all.  It was a fantastic production and excellent adaptation of the play.”

– Head of English, Winton Community Academy

“The production was engaging and interactive and the interpretation provided by the Inquisitors was fantastic. The music etc supported the drive of the performance and meant that all the boys were engaged fully which was an amazing achievement. The pupils will remember lines from the play for the exam and they will also be able to consider effect more carefully now.  Finally, the context element was excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed the performance but also the performers’ willingness to work with the boys.”

– Vice Principal, Chichester High School

Wednesday: 1pm & 7:30pm
Thursday: 10am & 1pm

If you have an access requirement join our access register today and you will receive a concession off ALL tickets at the egg. Call 01225 823409 or email egg.reception@theatreroyal.org.uk for more information.

A booking fee of 50p per ticket applies

  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The recommended age ranges are for your guide only. We suggest you stick as closely to them as possible for the benefit of other audience members.
  • Lap seats are available at £1.50 (including booking fee) for infants aged 0 – 6 months;  all patrons including infants must have a valid ticket. 
  • All bookings will incur a Booking Fee of 50p per ticket regardless of whether the booking is made in person at our Box Office, by post, by phone or online and applies to all payment types.

Presented by Box Clever.

  • the egg box office open 9am – 6pm Monday – Saturday (Sunday if there is a performance)
  • All plays are performed in English and take place in the egg auditorium unless otherwise stated.
  • Nearby parking space for Blue Badge Holders
  • Level access into building
  • Lift to all levels
  • Adapted toilets
  • Sennheiser Infra-Red Audio System in auditorium
  • Hearing & Guide Dogs allowed
  • Wheelchair spaces in the Stalls only (Accompanying persons pay discounted price)
  • Breast Feeding Friendly

Under 12s are not admitted to the egg theatre auditorium unsupervised.

PLEASE NOTE: Print At Home tickets are only valid as A4 printouts. We cannot currently accept tickets presented on phones/tablets.

Relaxed Performances – Open to everyone, but specifically adapted for children with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, individuals with sensory and communication disorders, those with learning disabilities and anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed environment.

Full terms and conditions of ticket bookings can be found here